The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 144 198 130
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -68
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 99 50 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.57% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 1.61% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 25 53
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £31.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3036 3105 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.72% 35.55% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1666 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 130 168
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +30 42 £375 +0.67% 13
Oxfordshire - 16 £270 - 12
Berkshire +14 13 £375 +7.14% 10
Kent -1 11 £250 -28.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £338 +8.87% 6
Hampshire -14 6 £338 -27.02% 11
East Sussex -13 1 £375 -4.15% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 188 (100.00%) .NET
2 126 (67.02%) ASP.NET
3 122 (64.89%) C#
4 121 (64.36%) SQL Server
5 100 (53.19%) SQL
6 88 (46.81%) MVC
7 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
8 64 (34.04%) XML
9 60 (31.91%) Windows
9 60 (31.91%) HTML
10 56 (29.79%) WCF
11 48 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (24.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (23.40%) CSS
14 43 (22.87%) Microsoft
15 40 (21.28%) jQuery
16 36 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (17.02%) Visual Studio
18 31 (16.49%) T-SQL
19 30 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 29 (15.43%) CRM
21 28 (14.89%) Scrum
22 27 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
23 26 (13.83%) Finance
23 26 (13.83%) Oracle
24 25 (13.30%) VB
25 24 (12.77%) Web Services
25 24 (12.77%) SharePoint
26 23 (12.23%) HTML5
27 22 (11.70%) Security Cleared

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.11%) IIS
3 9 (4.79%) Documentum
4 8 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.72%) CMS
6 4 (2.13%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.53%) DNN
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
9 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) MS Office
2 4 (2.13%) ArcInfo
3 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) Intranet
1 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (64.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (7.98%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (6.91%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.91%) DTS
6 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.13%) MS Access
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.60%) QlikView
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.60%) DB2
8 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (17.02%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.06%) Subversion
4 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.53%) Hudson
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.53%) NUnit
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.53%) MSI
5 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.53%) WiX
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (13.83%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Marketing
3 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Back Office
6 3 (1.60%) Military
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (78.72%) Developer
2 101 (53.72%) .NET Developer
3 70 (37.23%) VB.NET Developer
4 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (12.23%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (10.11%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (9.04%) Web Developer
9 11 (5.85%) Analyst
9 11 (5.85%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.32%) Programmer
10 10 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Consultant
12 7 (3.72%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.72%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.19%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.19%) VB6 Developer
13 6 (3.19%) VB Developer
13 6 (3.19%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (100.00%) .NET
2 126 (67.02%) ASP.NET
3 64 (34.04%) XML
4 60 (31.91%) HTML
5 56 (29.79%) WCF
6 46 (24.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (23.40%) CSS
8 40 (21.28%) jQuery
9 30 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 24 (12.77%) Web Services
11 23 (12.23%) HTML5
12 21 (11.17%) .NET Framework
13 18 (9.57%) XSLT
13 18 (9.57%) Ajax
14 17 (9.04%) JSON
15 15 (7.98%) WF
16 12 (6.38%) WPF
16 12 (6.38%) REST
17 11 (5.85%) WinForms
18 10 (5.32%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.13%) GIS
5 3 (1.60%) SCORM
5 3 (1.60%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (0.53%) EPoS
7 1 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (31.91%) Windows
2 10 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.81%) MVC
2 36 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.43%) CRM
4 28 (14.89%) Scrum
5 16 (8.51%) Workflow
6 14 (7.45%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.91%) E-Commerce
8 11 (5.85%) OOP
8 11 (5.85%) Project Management
9 9 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.26%) OO
10 8 (4.26%) Automation Testing
11 7 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.72%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.72%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.19%) TDD
12 6 (3.19%) Kanban
13 5 (2.66%) Release Management
13 5 (2.66%) ETL
13 5 (2.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (64.89%) C#
2 100 (53.19%) SQL
3 73 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 31 (16.49%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.30%) VB
6 21 (11.17%) VB6
7 16 (8.51%) VBScript
7 16 (8.51%) Java
8 9 (4.79%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.72%) PHP
10 4 (2.13%) VBA
10 4 (2.13%) C++
11 3 (1.60%) C
12 2 (1.06%) XAML
13 1 (0.53%) Delphi
13 1 (0.53%) Python
13 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.04%) SC Cleared
2 17 (9.04%) Degree
3 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.06%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.83%) Oracle
3 7 (3.72%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.66%) Telerik
5 3 (1.60%) IBM
6 2 (1.06%) Informatica
6 2 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Sybase
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos
7 1 (0.53%) JDA
7 1 (0.53%) Manugistics
7 1 (0.53%) Serena
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250-£280pd
Posted: 23 days ago